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Denoting Incisions

-tomy
(to - me)
incision, cut into
Denoting Incisions

-tome
(TOM;long O)
instrument to cut
Denoting Reconstructuve Surgery

-rraphy
(- r - A - fe; short a,long e)
suture
Denoting Refracturing, Loosening, or Crushing

-lysis
(- L - i - sis)
separation, destruction, loosening
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-cele
(SEL)
hernia, swelling
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-emia
(- E - me - a)
blood condition
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-graph
(GRAF)
intrument for recording
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-itis
(I - tis)
inflammation
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-logy
(- L - o - je)
study of
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-meter
(M - e - ter)
instrument for measuring
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-oid
(oyd)
resembling
Denoting Incisions

-stomy
(s - to - me)
forming an opening
(mouth)
Denoting Reconstructive Surgery

-plasty
(PLAST - e)
surgical repair
Denoting Reconstructive Surgery

-pexy
(PEKS - e)
suspension,fixation
(of an organ)
Denoting Refracturing, Loosening, or Crushing

-tripsy
(TRIP - se)
crushing
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-ectasis
(EK - ta - sis)
dilation, expansion
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes
-gen (cancer)
(JEN)
-genesis (bone)
(JEN - e - sis)
forming, producing, origin
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-graphy
(G - ra - fe)
process of recording
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-lith
(LITH)
stone, calculus
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-malacia
(ma - LA - she - a)
softening
Diagnostic, Symtomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-metry
(M - et - re)
act of measuring
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-oma
(O - ma)
tumor
Denoting Incisions


-centesis
(sen - TE - sis)
Puncture
Denoting Incisions

-ectomy
(- EK - to - me)
excision, removal
Denoting Reconstructive Surgery

-desis
(DE - sis)
binding, fixation
(of a bone or joint)
Denoting Refracturing, Loosening, or Crushing

-clasis
(k - LA - sis)
break, fracture
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixex
-algia (head)
(AL - je - a)
-dynia (stomach)
(DIN - e - a)
pain
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-emesis
(EM - e - sis)
vomiting
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-gram
(GRAM)
record, a writing
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-iasis
(I - a - sis)
abnormal condition
(produced by something specified*)


*there are a few exceptions to this rule
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-logist
(- L - o - jist)
specialist in the study of
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-megaly
(MEG - a - le)
enlargement
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-osis
(O - sis)
abnormal condition, increase
(used primarily with blood cells)
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-para
(P - a - ra)
partial paralysis
Diagnostic, Symptomatic and
Related Suffixes

-pathy
(P - a - the)
disease
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-penia
(PE - ne - a)
decrease, deficiency
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-phagia
(FA - je - a)
eating, swallowing
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-phasia
(FA - ze - a)
speech
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-philia
(FIL - e - a)
attraction to
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-phobia
(FO - be - a)
fear
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-plasia
(PLA - ze - a)
formation, growth
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-plegia
(PLE - je - a)
paralysis, stroke
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-poiesis
(poy - E - sis)
formation, production
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-ptosis
(op - TO - sis)
prolapse, downward displacement
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes
-rrhage
(RIG)
-rrhagia
(RA - je - a)
bursting forth
Diagnotic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-rrhea
(RE - a)
discharge, flow
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-rrhexis
(REK - sis)
rupture
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-scope
(SKOP)
instrument to view or examine
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-scopy
(S- ko - pe)
visual examination
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-spasm
(spazm)
involuntary contraction, twitching
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-stasis
(STA - sis)
standing still
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-stenosis
(ste - NO - sis)
narrowing, stricture
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-toxic
(TOKS - ik)
poison
Diagnostic, Symptomatic, and
Related Suffixes

-trophy
(T - ro - fe)
development, nourishment